The darling little Minuet Weigela (Weigela florida 'Minuet') is a dwarf shrub with showy flowers and foliage! Enjoy the spring, yellow-throated, hot-pink flowers with a trumpet-like appearance that appear for a dramatic display in your yard. As an added bonus, the flowers sporadically bloom again throughout summer, an extra boon for your pollinators and Hummingbirds!
Your Minuet Weigela is a colorful plant even when not in full bloom. The elliptic leaves have a slight purple hue, lending them an attractive color all season long. Growing just 2-3 feet tall and wide, these colorful little pops of color fit anywhere!
Minuet Weigela has a dense, rounded form and is hardier than some other dwarf cultivars. In fact, it was developed in Canada, and has improved cold tolerance throughout USDA growing zones 4 to 8.
Its dwarf size makes Minuet Weigela a darling accent perfect for your small garden beds, courtyards, or other spots where you'd love to have something this colorful, but just don't have a lot of space. Plant a few Minuets' for here-and-there enjoyment of their colorful show! You'll enjoy the curb appeal, cut flowers, and nectar for bees and butterflies!
These would make an attractive, small hedge in your landscape, or use one as a colorful accent in your perennial beds. Use as facer plants or low edging along an evergreen hedge or your foundation plantings that may have gotten a bit 'leggy' in their maturity. Plus you'll gain a major pop of color!
Pot up in planters and container gardens! Brighten porches and patios, sunny balconies, and fancy urns throughout the Cottage and Pollinator garden for height and color with ease! Accent your front door or along your pool deck.
Minuet requires full sun for best flowering but will tolerate a variety of other conditions including some afternoon shade (especially in the hotter of its favored growing zones!). Plant Weigela in well-drained rich soil with moderate, regular moisture. Top dress with a thick layer of wood chip mulch, but please take care to ensure the mulch doesn't touch the stems directly.
It's amenable to pruning, so you can shape it as needed but because of its compact, dwarf size and naturally tidy form, you'll appreciate its low-maintenance nature! Rejuvenate your mature Weigela by pruning out the oldest, fattest stems down to the ground every three years or so. Leave the thin, young stems to provide the most amazing blooms for you!
For a cold hardy colorful dwarf ornamental that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, you need the petite Minuet Weigela for your garden today! Order now at Nature Hills Nursery!
Where is the best place to plant Weigela?
The Minuet Weigela is a flowering shrub that appreciates well-drained soil with moderate moisture access in full sun or part shade.
How big can Minuet Weigela grow?
The dwarf Minuet can reach just 2-3 feet in height and in width in optimal growing conditions.
What month does Weigela bloom?
The Minuet will bloom in the spring with a rebloom in the late summer or fall.
Are Weigela shrubs good for pollinators and hummingbirds?
The Weigela is a pollinator-friendly shrub and feeds hummingbirds with nectar-rich trumpet-shaped blooms!
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NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won'ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Weigela Shrubs for sale here at NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Weigela florida 'Minuet'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Pruning Time||After Flowering|